Intern Blog

Hello Reiman Gardens fans! My name is Cooper Christensen. I am one of the two Outdoor Horticulture Interns for the summer. Currently, I’m about to start my senior year in the Horticulture major with the specific option of study in Landscape Design. In addition, I hope to get my minor […]

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Hello! My name is Richa Patel, and I am the Plants Collection and Records Intern here at Reiman Gardens. I’m a junior at Iowa State University studying Landscape Architecture. I have been working at Reiman Gardens for almost two months now, and I’m really loving this place. I work with […]

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Hi all, Veronica here one last time! For my last blog post of my summer internship I wanted to talk a little bit about the theme this year, Movement, and how it ties into my work in the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing. The theme is evident all around the Gardens, […]

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Reiman Gardens is full of fun ways you are able to move. Movement is Reiman Gardens theme for 2018. With this theme it allows for the staff at Reiman Gardens to be creative in how we can tie movement into the Gardens. For the summer exhibit we were lucky enough […]

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Nine weeks ago I started here at Reiman Gardens, and it seems like only half that time has passed. It has been a busy and fulfilling journey this far, and there’s still more to come. On the 18th, I attended the Outdoor Learning Environment Conference. I learned about school and […]

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Hi all! It’s Veronica here again. I’m currently wrapping up my second month as the Entomology Intern here at Reiman Gardens. So far I’ve been having a blast doing my daily tasks in the Butterfly Wing and in the lab. Every morning there is a routine I’ve gotten down of […]

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Hello! This is my eighth week here as an education intern! So far, this experience has been so much fun! Last week I had the chance to go to the Outdoor Learning Environment Conference, and was able to get a whole new perspective on kids learning in the natural world. […]

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Hello! This is week seven of my internship here at Reiman Gardens as the Private Event Intern. I have been learning a lot while building connections and friendships. During the past few weeks I have been able to meet with several brides to discuss details for their special day. Being […]

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Hello! My name is Jordan Christensen and I am the 2018 Glasshouse Display and Greenhouse Production Intern. I will be going into my senior year at Iowa State as a biology major. I start off every day at Reiman Gardens with a few hours of watering our greenhouses, conservatory, hoop […]

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Hey Ya’ll! My Name is Mary Katherine and I am the special events intern here at Reiman Gardens! I am a junior at Iowa State in marketing with a minor in communication studies. Once I graduate I hope to work for a non-profit like Reiman Gardens, and even eventually create […]

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